Health

National Public Health Week: Healthiest Nation 2030

The month of April brings with it National Public Health Week, five days of reflection on the health of our nation and the direction we plan to take to ensure optimal health for all our citizens.

March 30, 2016 ×

VLER HIE Initiative: Because having the right information is always important

When it comes to your health, information is important. Your doctors need information about your medical history and the need for information continues as long as you need care.

March 16, 2016 ×

Spring forward but stay rested

It’s no coincidence National Sleep Awareness Week, March 6-12, happens just before we “spring forward” into Daylight Savings Time. Although you’ll technically be losing sixty minutes, there are ways to make sure the time difference has minimal impact on your sleep.

March 16, 2016 ×

Heart-healthy breathing blows stress away

Stress can take its toll on your mental and physical health, including your heart health, but there are breathing techniques to buffer yourself from it!

March 2, 2016 ×

New dietary guidelines for Americans

The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were recently released. They offer the government’s best advice on healthy eating. How can they help you?

March 2, 2016 ×

Vitamin D: Are you getting enough?

Think you’re getting your vitamin D through your diet? Think again. Vitamin D is naturally present in very few foods, according to the National Institutes of Health.

March 2, 2016 ×
Sleep is a performance asset

Sleep is a performance asset

Sleep is vital. Think about it: sleep loss causes performance to suffer, but getting plenty of sleep results in better performance.

February 3, 2016 ×

TRICARE Pharmacy copays change Feb. 1

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Military pharmacies and TRICARE Pharmacy home delivery will remain the lowest cost pharmacy option for TRICARE beneficiaries when some TRICARE pharmacy copays change in 2016.

February 3, 2016 ×